Sheldon Museum: David Bain – “Joseph Battell: A Life and a Legacy”

Middlebury College Senior Lecturer in English and American Literatures David Bain will offer a biographical talk on Joseph Battell (1839 –1915), a leading citizen of Middlebury and his estate, which bequeathed his mountain lands to Middlebury College. Battell was a contemporary of Henry Luther Sheldon (1821 – 1907). This talk is offered in conjunction with the exhibit “Sightlines: Picturing the Battell Wilderness.”

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